Two local hospitals helping improve safety for patients have now been shortlisted for their work in the prestigious Health Service Journal (HSJ) Patient Safety Awards.
Both Southend Hospital and Broomfield Hospital are now in the running for the national awards, with winners being announced in November. Their entries showcase how they have been making a positive difference to the lives of patient...
A Canvey laundry business has stepped in to help the NHS in its fight against coronavirus by providing its services to Basildon Hospital free of charge.
Canvey Commercial Laundry provides laundry services to the hospitality sector and has worked around the clock to meet the high demand for sterile laundry for frontline NHS staff.
Eamon Malone, chief estates and facilities officer for Mid and S...
A patient who has spent more than ten weeks on the Critical Care Unit at Southend Hospital has left to continue her recovery.
Teresita Eugenio, 49, from Southend, spent 74 days on a ventilator and sedated, and initially wasn’t making much progress. At one point there was a real worry that she might not survive.
The dedicated hospital staff didn’t give up, and neither did Teresita, waving her tha...
As hospitals start to look at ways of restarting their normal services, it’s been announced that breast screening is set to make a return at Southend Hospital on Monday 29 June.
Although high risk patients were still being screened at the height of Covid, normal breast screening had been paused so radiographers at the hospital could support critical inpatient services. But now, normal services ...
This statement is in response to the open letter received regarding Critical Care beds at Southend Hospital from Save Southend NHS.
Before responding to the individual questions raised in the letter, we want to be clear that facilities at Southend Hospital are not being downgraded; we have consistently said this to our staff, patients and communities. We are disappointed that Save Southend NHS ha...
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